Artist Ryan Berkley is beloved for his iconic animal portraits. His fans have been clamoring for a book, and here it is: twenty-six animals with their backstories by his wife Lucy Berkley. This tongue-in-cheek illustrated social compendium will delight as well as make you think.
Ryan Berkley is an illustrator who is best known for his sophisticated animal portraits in addition to his pop culture- and comic book-influenced art. He and his wife, Lucy Berkley (who writes all the stories that accompany his portraits), run one of the top-selling shops on Etsy. They live in the woods of Portland, Oregon, with their boisterous daughter Ramona, baby son Linus, and hound dog Walker.
"Social Animals, by artist Ryan Berkley and writer Lucy Berkley, is an utterly charming, very cute little book that is destined to belong among the collections of people who enjoy coffee table books. "
– Portland Book Review